17th Oct, 2017

Competition: Win a day out to the National Sea Life Centre

Solihull Editorial 24th Nov, 2015 Updated: 21st Oct, 2016

THE OBSERVER has teamed up with the National Sea Life Centre Birmingham to give four lucky readers the chance to win a family ticket to the attraction.

Santa Claus is coming to town…..Well to The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham to be exact, and the attraction is encouraging families to come and meet him in Birmingham this Christmas.

From December 12 to 23, the magic of Lapland will be brought to the underwater themed attraction during its special Merry Fishmas event.

Visitors can meet Father Christmas* in his Antarctic Grotto that’s situated alongside the attraction’s coolest residents, the charming and cheeky Gentoo penguin colony.

Little ones can also receive a gift from Santa too and what’s more, there’s no extra cost for this fun and festive experience.

But that’s not all, as The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham will display a tinsel-tastic underwater Christmas tree in its 360? Ocean Tunnel!

Visitors will also get to learn lots of fishy facts from one of the expert aquarists about how the attraction’s residents will be treated this Christmas – some of the creatures will even be feasting on Brussels sprouts!

If all that wasn’t enough, visitors can board The Polar Express in the 4D Cinema, where it will depart throughout the day from the 1st to the 31st December and will be helping visitors enter the festive season full steam ahead! This heart-warming film, combined with 4D special effects of falling snow and the smell of hot chocolate, makes a memorable experience for all the family.

Families can also take in some star gazing as they get up close and personal to the newest additions at The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham – sea stars. The pop up bubbles, peek-a-boo holes and giant windows ensure fantastic visibility of these fascinating creatures with species including the Chocolate Chip, Brittle Star, Red Knobbed and giant Sunstar.

To be in with a chance of winning one of the four family passes, just answer the following simple question:

Q: What is the name of the Sea Life Centre’s Christmas event?

Mail your answer to: competitions@solihullobserver.co.uk.

The deadline for entries is, Friday, December 4.

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